New PDF release: A Functional Discourse Grammar for English (Oxford Textbooks

By Evelien Keizer

this can be the 1st textbook on practical Discourse Grammar, a lately constructed concept of language constitution which analyses utterances at 4 self sustaining degrees of grammatical illustration: pragmatic, semantic, morphosyntactic and phonological. The booklet deals a really systematic and hugely obtainable creation to the idea: following the top-down association of the version, it takes the reader step by step notwithstanding a few of the degrees of research (from pragmatics
down to phonology), whereas even as supplying a close account of the interplay among those assorted degrees. the various workouts, categorised in accordance with measure of trouble, make sure that scholars are challenged to exploit the speculation in an artistic demeanour, and invite them to check and
evaluate the speculation through employing it to the hot information in quite a few linguistic contexts.

Evelien Keizer makes use of examples from a number of resources to illustrate how the speculation of sensible Discourse Grammar can be utilized to examine and clarify an important practical and formal beneficial properties of present-day English. The booklet additionally includes examples from a large choice of different typologically varied languages, making it appealing not just to scholars of English linguistics yet to an individual attracted to linguistic conception extra generally.

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